Protection of renal function and of nutritional status in uremic rats by means of a low-protein, low-phosphorus supplemented diet.

@article{Barsotti1988ProtectionOR,
  title={Protection of renal function and of nutritional status in uremic rats by means of a low-protein, low-phosphorus supplemented diet.},
  author={Giuliano Barsotti and Lido Moriconi and Adamasco Cupisti and Lara Dani and F Ciardella and S. Lupetti and S. Giovannetti},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1988},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={197-202}
}
A low-protein, low-phosphorus diet supplemented with essential amino acids and keto analogues was given to 12 rats, starting from the 90th day after subtotal nephrectomy. The purpose was to assess its effect on the residual renal function and on the nutritional status in rats with already established severe renal failure. Ten control rats in the same conditions, following a standard diet supplying normal amounts of protein and phosphorus were also studied. The supplemented diet exerted a well… CONTINUE READING